People are key strength of Sheikh Hasina’s politics: Quader
Published : Friday, 7 May, 2021 at 9:29 PM Count : 220
Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday said the country’s people are the key strength of AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s politics.
“Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina had enormous courage as she didn’t do any misdeed. So, no conspiracy could bar Sheikh Hasina from returning home on May 7, 2007,” he told a regular press conference at his residence recalling Sheikh Hasina’s homecoming on May 7.
Quader said May 7 is a memorable day to the democracy-loving people of Bangladesh.
On this day in 2007, Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina returned home en route to London, after receiving treatments in the United States, defying all obstacles and conspiracy to restore the country’s democracy during the state of emergency declared by the then military backed caretaker government, he said.
He said as Sheikh Hasina was born to a political family, she witnessed different aspects and change of courses in history.
Sheikh Hasina’s father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was her political mentor and she loves the people as like as his father, he mentioned.
The AL general secretary said as Sheikh Hasina returned home on that day defying all obstacles to free democracy from captivity, the then caretaker government had been forced to leave the power by holding the general elections fowling pressure created by the pressure.
He said Awami League led Grand Alliance attained a landslide victory in the December 29, 2008 general elections and then formed the government.
After assuming office as the prime minister for the second time, Sheikh Hasina began struggle to build the country as a happy and prosperous nation after retrieving it from crisis.
He said Sheikh Hasina freed the nation from stigma by bringing Bangabandhu’s killers and war criminals to justice.
Quader said because of her diplomatic efficiency, Bangladesh settledlongstanding maritime and land boundary issues with neighboring
He said Bangladesh is now marching forward on the highway ofdevelopment in an indomitable pace under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.